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Beyond Blockchain: Richard Branson Faces Hard Realities Of Building A Borderless World

Beyond Blockchain: Richard Branson Faces Hard Realities Of Building A Borderless World

Jul 25, 2018

www.forbes.com

It is this interconnectedness of the global economy that another participant of the Blockchain Summit thinks is central to blockchain’s ability to do more than just break down borders. Summit co-host and co-founder of blockchain startup Bitfury, Valery Vavilov, explained how he thinks the nature of competition itself could eventually be undone.

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Moving To Marrakesh: Why The Blockchain Summit At Richard Branson's Private Island Moved To Africa

Moving To Marrakesh: Why The Blockchain Summit At Richard Branson's Private Island Moved To Africa

Jul 10, 2018

www.forbes.com

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the leaders behind the Blockchain Summit, normally hosted at Richard Branson's own personal Necker Island, saw an opportunity. The Category 5 storm that destroyed the retreat and thousands of private residences last year forced the event's cohosts to reevaluate its setting, and they wanted to do so with a sense of purpose.

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Sir Richard Branson Literally Stands Up During Blockchain Summit To End Single-Use Plastics

Sir Richard Branson Literally Stands Up During Blockchain Summit To End Single-Use Plastics

Jul 10, 2018

www.forbes.com

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson literally stood up today at his resort in Marrakesh, Morocco, and committed his Virgin companies to ending the use of single-use plastic. Like a set of dominoes in reverse, the audience, comprising about 30 blockchain entrepreneurs, a senior-level government official, retired regulators and more, stood up beside him and in front of him. Branson was speaking on a panel called “Saving the Planet (A Bit at a Time)" during Bitfury's annual Blockchain Summit.

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Don't Be Discouraged: There Are Opportunities For Women In Crypto

Don't Be Discouraged: There Are Opportunities For Women In Crypto

Jul 17, 2018

www.forbes.com

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the crypto world. While women in the space may disagree on whether the topic is worthy of discussion or not, one thing is clear. They’re not going to sit in the sidelines while their male counterparts ride the blockchain wave. Featuring Rachel Pipan, Senior Communications Manager for the Bitfury Group.

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Bermuda’s Land Registry to Go on Blockchain

Bermuda’s Land Registry to Go on Blockchain

Jun 28, 2018

www.royalgazette.com

The Bermuda Government has signed an agreement with the Bitfury Group to add blockchain technology to the island’s land registry system. In a statement it said the memorandum of understanding “advances Bermuda’s mission to improve government services for citizens by implementing blockchain-based solutions”.

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PC Mag: Bitfury Opens New UAE Office

PC Mag: Bitfury Opens New UAE Office

Jun 25, 2018

me.pcmag.com

The Bitfury Group has opened a new office in Dubai, officially expanding their operations into the UAE, underscoring their commitment to building blockchain-based solutions for governments, companies, and institutions across the region. This expansion also speaks to a growing interesting in blockchain technology in the region. Companies in the UAE are working every day to improve the systems and services that they provide to people.

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Ledger Projects signs collaboration agreement with Bitfury Group

Ledger Projects signs collaboration agreement with Bitfury Group

Jun 24, 2018

www.independent.com.mt

Maltese company Ledger Projects has signed a partnership with the Bitfury Group, the world’s leading full-service blockchain technology company, to build innovative blockchain solutions in Malta. Bitfury delivers hardware and software solutions to governments and the private sector. Bitfury plans to work exclusively with Ledger Projects in Malta to merge its platform with Bitfury’s blockchain infrastructure.

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Bitfury Integrates Java, Allows for Private Chain Anchoring to Public Networks

Bitfury Integrates Java, Allows for Private Chain Anchoring to Public Networks

Jun 19, 2018

bitcoinmagazine.com

Mining firm and blockchain software service company Bitfury wants to expedite blockchain development for traditional enterprise and business. Working toward this goal, the company announced today that it’s introducing Java binding for its blockchain service, Exonum.

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Justice Department Veteran Backs Bitcoin Crime-Fighting Tool

Justice Department Veteran Backs Bitcoin Crime-Fighting Tool

May 11, 2018

www.coindesk.com

Blockchain services provider Bitfury has hired an 11-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice to lead the American push of its bitcoin blockchain tracking product, Crystal.

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Insurer Beazley to Launch Blockchain Registry with Bitfury, Lloyd's Broker

Insurer Beazley to Launch Blockchain Registry with Bitfury, Lloyd's Broker

Apr 30, 2018

www.reuters.com

Insurer Beazley has partnered with three companies to build a blockchain-based registry that will manage insurance for crisis situations such as mass shootings, the companies told Reuters. The registry will use blockchain to speed a response to mass casualties and their financial aftermath by allowing policyholders and insurers to catalog coverage and share real-time information about threats and claims through one source, the companies said.

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